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After Champs-Élysées attack, security takes centre stage in election campaign

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IN THE PAPERS

An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-03-31

Has God abandoned Gbagbo?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Thurs., 23/3/2011: We look at coverage of events in Ivory Coast as pro-Ouattara troops gain the upper hand over Gbagbo; The New York Times reveals that CIA operatives are in Libya; Robert Fisk looks reports on unrest in Syria and Assad’s speech to Parliament and more…

Abidjan.net / Le Patroite (Ivory Coast): Pro-Ouattara coverage in Ivory Coast
 
Le Pays (Burkina Faso): Is the end near for Laurent Gbagbo
 
Notre Voie (Ivory Coast) : Helped by the UN and French troops, rebels seize towns in the country’s interior (pro-Gbagbo coverage)
 
Slate Afrique: Has God abandoned Gbabgo?
 
New York Times: C.I.A. Agents in Libya Aid Airstrikes and Meet Rebels
 
L’Orient le Jour: ‘For Assad, it’s all just an international plot against him’
 
The Independent: “Arab Spring stops here”
 
The Guardian:After unscripted Arab drama, the West sneaks back on set
 
Times of India: India to meet Sri Lanka in cricket World Cup final

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

French papers react to Champs-Élysées attack

French daily Le Parisien reacts with "anger and disgust" to Thursday night's attack on the Champs-Élysées, in which a policeman was killed just days before France heads to the...

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Press review: Champs-Élysées attack is 'valuable propaganda' for far right

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 21.04.17: European and American papers worry that Thursday's terrorist attack will propel far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to victory in the French...

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2017-04-19 Venezuela

'Here we go again': UK papers react to call for snap election

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 19.04.17: In the UK, conservative papers and tabloids delight in the announcement of an early election they hope will "crush the saboteurs." With...

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2017-04-19 terrorism

Terror attack thwarted in France: 'Campaign's final days under threat'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 19.04.17: Security is in the spotlight after authorities thwart a suspected terrorist attack just days ahead of elections. Business paper Les Echos commends...

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2017-04-18 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

New York Times criticised for op-ed by hunger strike leader

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 04.18.17: A Palestinian paper shows its solidarity with inmates on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. The New York Times steals the focus of the...

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